Sales popping at Tiffany’s Popcorn Café

Larenzo Reid stocks approximately 25 flavors of popcorn in addition to ice cream, Italian ices and other goodies.

  Larenzo Reid, owner of Tiffany’s Popcorn Café, in Lithonia envisions snack cafés such as his emerging into international icons similar to shops in popular coffee chains. “I want this to be a place people come to hang out with friends, read, work at their computers and enjoy something delicious while they’re doing it,” said […]

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County to spread word about human trafficking hotline

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“Are you or someone you know being sold for sex or made/forced to work for little or no pay and cannot leave?” That’s what patrons of adult entertainment establishments, bars and hospitals will see posted in the public restrooms. The signs will urge the reader to call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-(888) […]

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Emory students support local sidewalk mission

Towers Action Group Beverly Hall (third from left) poses with Emory fellows and residents.

Many in the Towers High School community are concerned about an increase in pedestrian deaths. Residents want sidewalks, and Emory University students are supporting their mission. On June 16, from 10 a.m. to noon, Towers Action Group (TAG) along with Emory students enrolled in a community building and social change fellows program, hosted an event […]

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EDITORIAL: Everyone’s responsible for keeping children safe this summer

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Summer hadn’t even officially started and the news of youth tragedies had already begun to mount. A 10-year-old boy in Lithonia was shot in the head at home on June 15. A teen in Fayette County was gunned down leaving a pool party in Fayette County on June 13. A young girl nearly drowned at […]

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Infiniti QX70 marries elegance with functionality

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Memorial weekend was a perfect time to test drive the 2015 Infiniti QX70. Between picking up groceries—and there were plenty of those—as well as picnic necessities such as folding chairs and transporting family, cookout supplies and more, it got a good workout. The Infiniti got rave reviews from driver and passengers in all areas, and […]

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Taking flight, the way it should be!

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  When we imagine hassle-free air travel, we may envision the ultra-rich or those with generous expense accounts who have the luxury of flying from smaller airports on private jets. Most of us have seen the photos on social media and entertainment shows of sharply dressed celebrities with designer luggage posing for the paparazzi before […]

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Doraville streamlines updates for Assembly

People crowded the Doraville Civic Center to gather information about the former GM plant and the proposed tax allocation district.

Doraville is taking care of business. Doraville Mayor Donna Pittman and other city officials hosted a town hall meeting on June 22 that brought more than three dozen concerned guests into the city’s Civic Center. “We have a lot of exciting things going on in our city and the whole region. We’re going to continue […]

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Arrest warrant issued for former Falcons player

John Abraham's mugshot from a 2014 drunk driving charge in DeKalb County

Brookhaven Police has issued an arrest warrant for former Atlanta Falcons player John Abraham. Police has charged Abraham with misdemeanor battery regarding an assault that occurred Feb. 28 at the Pink Pony. According to Maj. Brandon Gurley, police responded to Northside Hospital where the victim sought treatment for his injuries. Police said Abraham assaulted a […]

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